Paul Dewar’s dying wish: “May you keep building a more peaceful and better world for all”

“Let’s embrace the vision of Algonquin elder William Commanda for an authentic and organic future, rooted in the wisdom of the Indigenous people upon whose land we reside,” said former NDP MP Paul Dewar, who died of cancer on Wednesday, in his final message to Canadians and humanity.

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Elizabeth May: Harper making Canada the North Korea of environmental law

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Green Party leader Elizabeth May says Prime Minister Stephen Harper is turning Canada into a “rogue nation” and the “North Korea of environmental law”. The Saanich-Gulf Islands MP was reacting to Thursday’s shocking revelation that the Conservative government last week quietly withdrew from yet another important international body, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

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On Global Day of Action, Occupy Ottawa flexes underrated muscle

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Nov. 18, 2011: Even as the threat of eviction from Confederation Park looms larger, the Occupy Ottawa movement is getting stronger, says Arun Smith. Yesterday, the movement held simultaneous marches before four key Ottawa landmarks: the Canadian Human Rights Monument, US embassy, Novotel hotel and the Sparks Street Mall. Before leaving the park, the protesters observed a minute

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